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In Soviet echo, Putin gives Russian army a political wing

World Jul 31, 2018

In Soviet echo, Putin gives Russian army a political wing

Vladimir Putin has created a new directorate inside the Russian army to promote patriotism, evoking memories of a Soviet practice that once saw soldiers taught the precepts of Marxism and Leninism by political commissars. The move, approved by Putin in a presidential decree published on ...

Japan OK with Britain joining the TPP

Business Jul 31, 2018

Japan OK with Britain joining the TPP

Japan will support Britain in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership accord as both countries seek to promote free and rules-based trade, economy revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Tuesday. During talks in Tokyo, British International Trade Secretary Liam Fox expressed Britain's desire to join the TPP, and ...